A New Year’s Resolution :: Chronological Bible 2017

One of my other New Year's Resolutions was to switch the translation of the Chronological Bible that I am reading.  I have heard that it is helpful to read out of different translations, so here goes. Plus, I love to invite people to read with me and … [Continue reading]

New Year’s Resolution Thinking

I love New Year's Resolutions.  Do I keep them? Well, maybe. Kind of. This year when I was searching for 2016's Resolutions, I discovered something terrible-- I make the same New Year's Resolutions.  Every year.  And I never keep them because … [Continue reading]

Rest and Receive: Living a life that is full

Our theme for Advent at church has been Rest and Receive. Ahhh... It even sounds like what it means.  Ressst.  And Receive. I like that it is not only resting- stopping, listening, and slowing down, but also receiving-opening up to the Lord, … [Continue reading]

How to Pray for the Ones You Love

Hey gals, Wanted to share a little Sursee here today about prayer.  One thing I have learned from others is that praying actual scripture is a great way to pray for someone.  I was reminded of this  as I was praying for one of our sons, and I … [Continue reading]

The Serenity Prayer :: A Sursee for Today

Happy November, dear friends. My heart needed this, this morning.  Maybe yours, too? xo   God, give me grace to accept with serenity the things that cannot be changed, Courage to change the things which … [Continue reading]

Saturday Sursee :: Hide your Laptop in a Padded Envelope

Hey friends, Check this out.  Here is a great way to carry your laptop around and hide it from spying eyes.   My friend is using a really fun graphic padded envelope from Target to carry her laptop to work.  Shhhh. Don't tell. Now when she … [Continue reading]

What Makes You Feel Whole?

Just read a little article about different creators and what inspires them and teaches them and keeps them going.  One gal listed six things that she relies on to make her feel whole. Kids. Love. Business. Health. Travel. Spirituality. Hmm.  What … [Continue reading]

3 Things I Learned at Weddings this Summer

Summer is for brides and weddings, and I have been learning a thing or two at the ones I have attended this summer.  Indoors and outdoors, Texas and Alabama, big cities and small towns.  Hot nights, dancing on the dance floor, frothy white dresses … [Continue reading]

The Summer is a great time to CREATE

  I love being around creative people.  All of us are creative in some form or fashion.  Creativity looks different on everybody, but everybody is creative. I know this is true because God is creative. In the beginning God created the … [Continue reading]

Two Words that Help any Conversation

In our society today, we are not very civil in our conversations.  If I have a different idea or opinion from you, I shudder to express it.  We struggle listening and hearing what the other is saying. A friend shared with me the other day what … [Continue reading]